The Social-Engineer Podcast

Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.


In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing: Information Elicitation. We will discuss what it is, why it’s so important to use ‘science-based interviewing’, and why approaches that encourage cooperation are better than manipulation of information retrieval. [Feb 6, 2023]


00:00 – Intro

00:20 – Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:54 – Intro Links

03:58 – The Topic of the Day: Information Elicitation                                                       

05:41 – How does your scientific research affect practitioners?                                                  

06:47 – Start with the Brain                                                        

07:32 – Elicitation: A Scientific Definition                                                              

09:36 – Weaponizing Elicitation                                                 

11:17 – It's Easier Than You Think                                                            

13:40 – The Perils of Poker Face                                               

16:41 – Being on the Defensive                                                

19:17 – Me, You, and Us                                                              

21:28 – The Verbal Approaches                                                

25:16 – Collaboration is Key!                                                      

30:37 – An Effective Approach: Subliminal Priming                                                           

32:00 – "They'll Become What They're Called"                                                   

33:33 – This Applies to Life                                                          

35:07 – Make it Conversational                                                 

36:56 – The Scharff Technique                                                  

40:48 – Forensic vs Clinical                                                          

43:23 – Last Week on "24"                                                          

45:01 – Tips for the Boss: Shame Doesn't Work                                                  

49:41 – This is the Hardest Part                                                 

51:46 – Wrap Up & Outro


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